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Juicy Drop and WWE Superstar Santino Marella
Dare Kids to Test Their Limits at Dylan’s Candy Bar July 2nd
Donation of $1 to Anti-Bullying Organization Champions Against Bullying for Each Fan who Comes Out to Conquer the “Wheel of Dares” with Coaching from Santino Marella and Juicy Drop’s Señor Sour
Wednesday, July 2nd, 2:30pm ET Media Arrival; Dylan’s Candy Bar in NYC
New York NY, —July 2 — Bazooka Candy Brand’s Juicy Drop, with the help of one very special WWE Superstar, is hosting a “Dare to Test Your Limits” Party on Wednesday, July 2 at Dylan’s Candy Bar in NYC! Juicy Drop is hard-core candy dripping with attitude that puts you in control of the flavor intensity so you can push your limits each and every time you dare to drop. WWE’s Santino Marella and Juicy Drop’s official luchador, Señor Sour, are bringing the action to kids to help them push their boundaries a bit further and stand up against bullying.
Kids will train to conquer their fear of mountains through Juicy Drop’s Juicador Training Camp and use their newfound mastery to push their limits as they take on the “Wheel of Dares,” hosted by WWE Superstar Santino Marella. Fans will have the opportunity to spin the wheel and take on fun and crazy dares with Santino and Señor Sour for the chance to win candy prizes and more. The afternoon culminates at the Anti-Bullying Champion Station where kids can pledge to “dare” to stop bullying.
For each person who attends the event, Bazooka Candy Brands will donate $1 to Champions Against Bullying, a non-profit committed to creating a society where every child has the opportunity to develop, learn and thrive in an environment without fear, without violence and without limitation. The Juicy Drop brand cares about this initiative deeply and wants all their fans to dare to drop bullying and test the limits of their courage to stand-up against it.
WHO: WWE Superstar, Santino Marella,
Juicy Drop’s Señor Sour
WHAT: Juicy Drop and WWE team up to bring kids a fun and interactive afternoon featuring Santino Marella’s “Wheels of Dares” and Senor Sour’s Juicador Training Station. Fans can pledge to “dare” to stop bullying with Champions Against Bullying; take photos, receive autographs and more!
WHEN: Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Media Check-in: 2:30PM
Event Begins: 3:00pm
WHERE: Dylan’s Candy Bar, Second Floor
1011 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10065
(3rd Ave at E 60th Street)
Juicy Drop Pop, the #2 selling non-chocolate candy front of store*, and Juicy Drop Taffy, feature a unique two-in-one candy experience that enables consumers to control their flavor intensity. First launched in 2003, Juicy Drop quickly became a mainstay in the Bazooka Candy Brands portfolio. Juicy Drop Taffy was added in 2012, bringing the innovative taste experience into the soft and chewy segment and is the first-ever taffy that lets kids customize the intensity of their chosen flavor. The Juicy Drop brand has been highly successful with the brand growing sales by 22 percent in 2013 alone*. The Juicy Drop brand is part of Bazooka Candy Brands popular confectionery portfolio that includes Ring Pop®, Push Pop®, Baby Bottle Pop®, and Bazooka® Bubble Gum. For more information, visit www.candymania.com.
About Bazooka Candy Brands
Bazooka Candy Brands is a division of the Topps Company, Inc. Founded in 1938, Topps is a leading creator and marketer of sports and related cards, entertainment products, and distinctive confectionery. Topps entertainment products include Major League Baseball, National Football League, and other trading cards, sticker album collections, and collectible games. The Company’s confectionery brands include “Bazooka” bubble gum, “Ring Pop,” “Push Pop,” “Baby Bottle Pop” and “Juicy Drop Pop” lollipops. For additional information, visit www.bazookajoe.com
* in Nielsen’s all outlet (not including Convenience) and excluding PayDay. Statistical citation attributable to Nielsen L52W 1/18/14 XAOC, ranked in $PPD
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